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and then there are giants. >> welcome to downtown san francisco. about 1 million people here on this halloween to celebrate giants style for the 2012 world series parade. and everyone decked out in orange and black. i'm raj mathai alongside jessica. this is happening twice for us. >> deja vu. if you win it, they will come. downtown is the field of dreams for the giants for this 108th world series. they back. the boys of summer really in their glory and it's just going to be a whole celebration about today. we want to show you a little bit of the course they are taking and along the route, we have thousands of people. it starts at the foot of the ferry plaza on stewart street where you have all of the cars. the giants with their families and management team and all those floats, you know, raj, they have been working on these floats for a little bit. we have tid bits about the floats. they will end up at the steps of city hall which is expected to be a glorious celebration. >> that is where we are. at city hall. that ceremony will begin. before the ceremony, you will see the players and management and coache
>>> cardinals win game one, 6-4. >> the san francisco giants start another series in a slump. we'll have a live team coverage of today's big game as fans hope for a home field turn around. >>> i'm bob redell live in the south bay with why the city of san francisco is rooting for the 49ers to get the super bowl here in santa clara. that story coming up. >>> plus, from high school drop out to nobel prize winner. the bay area professor who just won the prestigious honor this morning. >>> it has been a foggy start in the bay area. things clear at the bay bridge toll plaza this morning. a lot ahead. the news at 11:00 starts now. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm laura garcia-cannon. jon kelley has the day off. six hours to game time. >> bay area baseball fans holding on to hope after a disappointing home opener. the giants find themselves trailing in a series after losing to the cardinals. fans hope the turn around will make up for the sluggish start. >> we have christie smith live in san francisco if you are heading into the city. we begin with
the extra large victory and then get down to the real business. compliments of your san francisco giants punching their ticket to another world series. >> the giants have won the pennant. 9-0. >> the giants went for a third straight ball game and they knock out st. louis, 9-0, in last night's deciding game seven. come rain or dark of knight, nothing can stop the g-men from returning to the promiseland for a shot at baseball's holy grail. >> it's been amazing. san francisco, all the fans out here. pouring down rain and we're all loving it. >> it's unbelievable. what else can you say? we come back and win. unbelievable. >> the results say it all for a second time in three years, the giants advancing to that world series. game one versus detroit goes off tomorrow night and no doubt about it. the hottest ticket in town, but according to our very own christie smith, a certain souvenir that fans are having a hard time getting their hot little hands on. >> good morning to you, jon. talk about excitement. stores across san francisco opened early just to let giants fans in so they could start buy
business and traffic nightmare all rolled into one. how san francisco is taking on the silicon valley. >>> and the bay area bracing for wet weather out there. christina loren will be along to let us know when we need to break out the umbrellas. the news at 11:00 starts right now. >>> good morning. always happy to have you along. i'm jon kelley. marla tellez has the day off. we begin this morning with san francisco city leaders all fed up with a south bay tech company and the private bus service for people who live in the city. they say traffic caused by the big cruisers needs to be and must be regulated. nbc bay area's christie smith is in san francisco with more on the brewing battle there. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning, jon. on the one hand, the shuttles are getting people to work and getting cars off the road and getting people to their jobs. on the other hand, a lot of people in san francisco think these shuttle buses that just keep popping up need a little bit more regulations when they are riding on the streets of san francisco. particularly during commute ho
>>> good morning. it's going to be a very busy weekend here in san francisco. coming up, we'll take you on board one of the main attractions that will be drawing so many people into the city by the bay. that story coming up. >>> the giants and a's getting ready to kick off the post season. game times have been announced. we'll have a live report from both at&t and the a's in detr t detroit. we'll also bring you the pain at the pump. the bay area waking up to monster price jumps in gas prices. we'll tell you how hard you will be hit in the wallet. the news at 11:00 a.m. starts right now. >>> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us. i'm jon kelley. marla tellez has the day off. the bay area braces for a big weekend of festivities. the heart of it all, san francisco. a little bit of something for everybody over the next couple days. on the buffet of outdoor activity, the 49ers are at home against the bills. giants playoff baseball, a music festival shs the america's cup, and look up in the sky, it's the blue angels. we'll start off with our live coverage with bob redell and
have won it all. >> a series sweep. the san francisco giants claim their second world championship in three years. we will have a report from detroit coming up. >> i'm bob redell live at at&t park. fans are eagerly awaiting their giants. that story is coming up. >>> and get ready for another ticker tape parade. this is the scene in 2010. it will be much of the same on wednesday. >>> and the city of san francisco cleaning up this morning after those world series celebrations turned to vandalism and violence. i'll show you the damage coming up. >>> we received the latest advisory when it comes to hurricane sandy. we will show you the forecast and intensity. this is a bad one guys, stay tuned for that. >>> we are looking at what we are dealing within the bay area. this is a live look at san jose. we will have a full look at the forecast with christina. you are watching bay area from us. >>> they must be giants. the giants sweeping their way to a second world series title in just three years. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. jon kelley has the day off. >> i
in the making. the president is honoring a california icon before heading to san francisco for faund raising push. here is video of president barack obama landing in bakersfield about an hour ago. he is there to officially announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. the property is the headquarters of the united farm workers and served as a planning and coordination center for chavez and his movement in the 1970s. afterward a dinner reception will be held for the president tonight in san francisco at the bill graham civic auditorium. john legend will perform in concert there. last night the president took the stage in los angeles at a star-studded event that included celebrities like jon bon jovi, stevie wonder and katie perry. the president march veld at their performances and even took a shot at his own debate performance. >> everybody here incredible professionals, such great friends. they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> as for mitt romney, the republican nominee is set to take aim at the president's leadership and foreign
lent a hand in the action. about an hour ago, the san francisco office of the fbi would say it is the lead agency and its gang task force in the south bay was in charge of the operation. >> i can't comment on the number of officers out there. there was an appropriate number of tactical personnel and fbi s.w.a.t. personnel involved in addition to numerous others across the san jose area. >> reporter: the fbi tells me the federal affidavits should be unsealed by the end of today. they will provide more details at that time. we will stay on top of this story and bring you the latest online and on the news at 5:00. i'm damian trujillo, nbc bay area news. >>> thank you. an early-morning fire forced a berkeley family out of their home this morning. this cell phone video shows the fire at its peak at the home on benvenue avenue just after midnight. five people were inside. one in a wheelchair. police officers on scene rushed in to help. >> the police officers removed her and reported that the heat and smoke were just above their heads. they entered into an atmosphere which would be
in san francisco? good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. welcome back. glad to have you back. you're just in time right now, perfect timing for our first big storm of the season rolling in. >> it ends a six-month spell of dangerously dry weather. here's a look at the downpour this morning in san francisco. cars cautiously driving on some slick roads. also on the peninsula, in burlingame, cars taking a pounding there. arturo santiago is live in san jose where there was a steady downpour today. but first, let's get to meteorologist, christina loren, who's been busy tracking all the action. >> good morning. i set this radar back about six hours just to show you all the heavy rainfall that came through the bay area in a very short-lived period of time. for now, we're done with the heavy rain. but we have this unsettled pattern to get through. we're going to see light, spotty showers return, another round getting into this evening. in addition to that, gusty winds on the way. this evening into tomorrow morning, we get another
will be held at san francisco city hall october 16th. the public is invited to this service but do keep in mind the city hall rotunda only holds about 700 people. stevens was killed in libya just last month. he was 52 years old. >>> the driver of a big rig that crashed into an amtrak train causing it to derail is talking this morning. he told police he doesn't know why he drove his big rig through a flashing crossing gate and then hit the train. the crash happened monday just south of fresno. the train was traveling from oakland to bakersfield. the chp says he was not under the influence of any drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash. 39 people on that train were hurt. >>> gay rights activists in san francisco right now planning to demonstrate outside today at the installation of archbishop salvato salvatore cordileone. protesters say he played a major role backing prop 8. he was arrested in san diego at a dui checkpoint back in august. today's ceremony will take place at st. mary's cathedral. >>> serious magic this morning in oakland. the athletics officially the kings of the a.l. west. they
: it was a must have business meeting that brought marty and colleagues to san francisco. getting back home was an even more desperate effort. >> it is an anxiety. i know my house will be under water and my son's house will be under water. we hope for the best. >> hell. no other word. hell. i have a wife at home. >> reporter: he spent the morning changing the flight. >> our flight was supposed to leave at 6:00 now. that was to chicago. now we're trying another option to go to l.a. we're changing. okay. we're going back to l.a. >> l.a. to new york tomorrow. >> reporter: with an average of a dozen delays on a good day. there have been 1,400 canceled flights. most of them between sfo and the northeast airport. the couple more than a fluke. >> i live in san diego. expect the best weather in the whole united states. it is fogged in. that is crazy. >> reporter: it has been crazier for the two who are bracing themselves for what they will see when they get home hopefully tomorrow afternoon. >> we can fix the property. that is not the issue. everybody has to be safe. that's all we're praying for. >
forward 23 years and today, the san francisco giants are on the road and they are playing the st. louis cardinals in game three of the national league championship series. scutaro took a hard shot and talked about the play yesterday. he was joking. the next team he sees holliday, he said, he will kick his butt. he called the clubhouse and apologized for that collision. that is a class move. right now, former giants pitcher and comcast sportsnet analyst sean nesty is reporting about the line up. >> reporter: he is in there today. he is about ready to take batting practice. not going to be 100%. 90% is scutaro. looking forward to seeing him back on the field. >> the giants not so great at home, but they have been road warriors this your. why do you think they have been so good playing on the road? >> reporter: you know, i don't know that. i really don't. i think what happens is you start winning on the road and you believe in the squad. you don't get the last at bat on the road. they find a way to win. i don't know what it is. most of the year, that doesn't happen. they found a way to win
weeks ago. >> one of the nicest neighbors. my wife had cancer. he'd bring her crabs from san francisco. so my wife loved him. >> reporter: now, the woman has not been identified yet this morning and the coroner hasn't arrived yet either. in fact hasn't been called. sheriff's spokesperson tells me they should know rather quickly whether any accelerant was used, but maybe not which kind. they plan to be here all afternoon. reporting live, christy smith, nbc bay area news. >>> and within the half hour, the boy scouts of america releasing confidential documents related to sex abuse cases. more than 20,000 pages being handed over to the public as part of a court order. the files will identify more than 1,000 scout leaders and volunteers who were banned by the organization. the boy scouts have also been ordered to report suspects who are not turned over to the police. the file dates back to the 1960s through 1980s. and we'll have more on these documents tonight on our 5:00 and 6:00 newscasts. >>> and we have a brand new picture this morning of a man involved in a brazen peninsula bank robber
of san francisco. >>> take the gloves off as the candidates engage in fireworks during the vice presidential debate. >>> and a tale of two cities. the magic finally running out on the green and gold. we will show you what the players are saying about the fans and the giants pull off the historical comeback in the series against the reds. the news at 11:00 starts right now. >>> good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm marla tellez. >> and i'm jon kelley. we start off with a four-alarm fire at a restaurant disrupting muni service five hours. the blaze started at the squat & gobble cafe across the street from the west portal muni station. that is where christie smith has been live on the scene all day long. any idea how close things are to getting back to normal? >> reporter: we just saw a flare up a couple of minutes ago at the restaurant. firefighters are actually still spraying water on it at this hour. arson investigators haven't gotten a close look inside of the restaurant where part of the roof collapsed overnight. i think you just saw the train go by. muni is back up and
today in san francisco. thousands are expected to pay tribute to ambassador chris stevens at a service at the city hall rotunda today. stevens was one of four americans who died during an attack of the u.s. consulate on september 11th. when asked about the attack, secretary of state hillary clinton says she accepts responsibility for the safety of diplomats. >> that's what i was very much working on day and night to try to make sure that we intervened with governments and we did everything we could to keep our people safe, which is my primary responsibility. >> today's memorial begins at 4:30. the public is encouraged to attend. >>> turning now to decision 2012 and the race for the white house. we have a look at hofstra university in new york where the stage is all set for the second of the three debates. round one went to mitt romney. this time around, president obama says they are not going down without a fight. this is a town-hall format with questions coming from the audience. the candidates will push their own agendas. aides say they will bring up romney's tax ad and the 47% comme
lives in san francisco, and at the home police found meth, drug scales and the date rape drug. earlier prosecutors said there was no evidence of drug activity with children. he will be back in court on november 7th. christie smith, nbc bay area news. >>> a sanford professor now the proud winner of the nobel prize for chemistry. brian kobilka is a professor of molecular physiology. they won the prize this morning for ground breaking studies of proteins that allow body cells to respond to signals from outside. >>> now an update on the story we've been following all morning. several businesses are damaged after huge flames swept through overnight. it happened on alavodo boulevard one firefighter cut his hand while fiting the flames. crews had to use so much water to fight the flames they unintentionally formed a small lake. it began in a corner business and destroyed ten businesses and took out a chunk of the roof. investigators are trying to figure out what started it all. >>> in richmond a lightning strib could be to blame. it happened near the richmond parkway about 2:15. a palette man
throughout this afternoon, highs will remain cool. you can see from this live picture over san francisco, those clouds are breaking apart. looking good. that sun will shine through over the next hour. you'll notice a stark difference. 58 degrees in sunnyvale. san francisco at 57 degrees. sunny finish, mild temps for today. tomorrow, a 5 to 8-degree jump in your temperatures and plentiful sunshine. we're not going to see this stretch of fair weather last long, though. rainy pattern develops next week and unfortunately looks like halloween looks scary when it comes to the forecast. >> might be drenched? >> yeah. >> get a waterproof costume. >> yeah. they're available. >> thanks. see you later. >>> coming up, is this dog we're about to show you fat and happy or just a victim of abuse? a court may weigh in on this four-legged fido. >>> also, the world series sweetheart here, the dancing grandma grabbing that national spotlight. we'll give you her groove when we come back. >>> welcome back. we begin with decision 2012. this morning, governor jerry brown is in the bay area to drum up voter sup
to san francisco international airport this morning. nbc bay area's bob redell is live at sfo where air force one just took office. did you get to say good-bye to the president, bob? >> reporter: he gave us a quick wave and then they shut the door and he did take off. good morning, jill, marla. yes, president barack obama boarded air force one and flew out of sfo just over an hour and a half ago, headed for campaign stops in the battleground state of ohio, a crucial state in his fight to win re-election. the president was in town here for less than 24 hours, enough time to attend three fund-raisers with a total net of roughly $4 million for his campaign. and also an opportunity to fire up his supporters, to remind them that this race is not over, especially now that he's slipping in the polls, after what was regarded as a poor performance during last week's debate with governor mitt romney. during one fund-raiser last night, the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco, the president called on his backers to be honest obsessive over the next 28 days, asking them to knock on doors a
in san francisco. we will tell you what it will now cost you if you don't bring your own bag. >>> the supreme court returning to work today. the key cases that may be on that docket. >>> mad dash. the time zone mix up that almost cost his team a big win. >>> and a live look outside. that is a live look at fremont, i believe. the weather out there is going to be a hot one. you may want to grab water and sun shades and sun block. chill out. enjoy. 11:08. >>> three u.s. soldiers are among those killed in afghanistan near the pakistan border. the bomber drove his motorcycle packed with explosives into their patrol as they were walking through a market. several civilians were injured. the taliban is claiming responsibility for the blast. >>> laying down the law. today, the supreme court kicking off its new term of the slate of crucial and controversial decisions in the works. on the docket, affirmative action and considering race for college admissions, voting rights and deciding to require federal oversight with a state of voting discrimination. the nine supreme court justices wi
. that is san francisco, sfo, where the giants just left a bit ago. the news at 11:00 starts right now. i'm marla tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. good morning, everybody. it wasn't hammer time that we saw in game one with the bats, but the g-men get what counts. the game two world series victory using small plays and smart strategy. the giants heading to detroit with the 2-0 lead. >> we have team coverage in two time zones. we have jamie sayer at comerica park and we begin with bob redell at at&t park where he caught up with the team as they left this morning. bob, i know somebody was late getting to that bus today, huh? >> reporter: we will tell you about that in a minute. delayed them by a half hour. good morning, marla and jon. the san francisco giants are already on the way to where jamie is right now on the way to detroit. they left sfo 15 minutes ago on two chartered united airlines. firefighters honored the team with giant plumes of water as they taxied out heading east to detroit. fans were here at at&t park as they boarded the buses for the airport. the giants sending 600 to 700 peopl
hat saying they will do whatever it takes to help those giants win. reporting live in san francisco, kristy smith, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, kristy. >>> meantime, the most famous broken bat in america is now found after getting lost. hunter pence shattered prison bat in game seven of the nlcs. the bat connected with the ball three times before taking off to the outfield. apparently the bat was sold to a season ticketholder for $400 at a game used merchandise stall. but the giants tracked down the owner and that man wants pence to have the bat back. >>> also, getting into the series groove, late-night host jimmy fallon last night decided to roll out the pros and cons of that 2012 world series. >> pro, heading to the tigers' stadium to watch one of the games. con, using apple maps to get there and ending up in an actual stadium full of tigers. >> we'll be hearing a little more from fallon in his pros and cons coming up later in our news cast. it is good stuff. hang around. >>> this morning before tonight's big game, former giants' players are spreading cheer to children and the
been inside and enjoying the comforts of the cool ac, it is already pushing 80 degrees in san francisco in october. guess what? we have not hit the hottest point of the day. >> meteorologist christina loren is tracking the soaring temperatures this morning and a cooldown on the way. from one extreme to the next. >> let's give them the good news first. much cooler weather on the way. today, the heat wave continues and everything i'm looking at with all the clear skies overhead. it leads me to believe it will be hotter in some cities today than yesterday. the reason why is the ridge which has been nudged to the north. look at this. this is highly unusual to see fresno not even as warm as monterrey. 89 degrees. close to 90 on the ocean. that is because of offshore flow. it pushes the marine air back out to sea. it is as if the pacific ocean is not there to keep us cool. this is the hottest point again today. 84 degrees already in pleasanton. we will top out warmer today. as of this time tomorrow, we will talk about the low 80s and upper 70s as opposed to 90s. in the tri-valley, we will get
are on the edge of their seats at home. this is video taken just moments ago at pete's tavern in san francisco. that's right outside the ballpark. right now there's no score in the game. i believe we're in the fourth. matt kaine is on the mound trying to keep the season alive. >> let's go, g-men. in oakland, high stakes and high drama as a's also advance to game five after last night's ninth inning stunner. euphoria, good vibrations, keeping the dream alive. henry has been at the coliseum all morning long working hard for us out there and has a look at the win last night and what it will take to advance to that next round. i think you're ready to get in the ball game. >> reporter: i'll tell you what, jon, marla, this is going to be an unbelievable game. any time you mix drama with a little bit of sports, you can expect the very exciting game and that's what the teams are hoping for today for their fans. the guys from motown taking on the guys from oak town. if the game is similar to yesterday, we expect a very huge game. seth smith doubled to deep right center in bottom of the ninth. josh redi
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